DAY 51c

MEKNÈS ~ Bassin Souani (Fès-Meknès, MAR)

Saturday December 31st, 2016

TODAYS MILEAGE – 216 miles or 348 kilometres
TRIP MILEAGE – 25963 miles or 41783 kilometres

Depending on which guide or local you speak to, Bassin Souani or Sahrij Swani was built as either (a) Moulay Ismail to provide water for the Imperial City, (b) built by the king as a wedding present for his new French wife, (c) a present from the King to his wife that wanted to visit the sea when she was pregnant, but he thought it wasn't good for her to travel (d) built by the king to water his army's 1200 horses at the adjacent royal stables or (e) all of the above.

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